Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand
The Professional Voice of Pharmacy
Ko te reo karanga o te roopu Kaitiaki Rongoa

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand is a professional membership based association representing the pharmacy profession.

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Friday Newsroom Latest Edition

19 Apr 2019

Read the latest weekly news from Society. (PSNZ Login required)

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Draft Therapeutic Products Bill Consultation

15 Mar 2019

A draft of the new legislation proposed to replace to current Medicines Act and Regulations has been released for consultation. PSNZ is working on a submission and would very much value member input. A video presentation from the Ministry of Health provides an overview of the key areas for pharmacy. We have also created a feedback portal for members to enter their views on the proposals. Feedback is welcome by Monday 25th March at 5pm.

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A changing treatment landscape? Current use of biologics in Rheumatology, Gastroenterology and Dermatology Programme - On Demand

Due to Popular demand, the Biologics Programme will be re-run in 2019.

Biologics, also known as biologic therapies or biologic response modifiers, have become an important part of modern healthcare. Join this programme to learn about the development of biologics, their efficacy, common adverse effects, monitoring, initiating these agents and more!

Dr Rebecca Grainger (Rheumatologist), Dr Stephen Inns (Gastroenterologist) and Dr Gerhard Eichhoff (Dermatologist) will each discuss in detail the use of biologics in their respective specialty field.

Remember this Programme can form part of your Group 3 goal on biologic therapies!

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MAVIRET® Quality Use of Medicines - On Demand

MAVIRET is a fully funded hepatitis C prescription medicine on the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1st February 2019.

Pharmacists are required to complete the MAVIRET ® Quality Use of Medicines course to be enrolled in the AbbVie Care Pharmacy Programme to order and dispense MAVIRET.

For more information and to register to start the course click here.

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Interpreting Laboratory Results - Live Webinar

Laboratory tests are essential for the diagnosis and management of many conditions, as well as monitoring of medications. As many pharmacists will have access to laboratory results in their daily practice, it is important to have a sound knowledge base to be confident when interpreting these results.

Join this live webinar presented by David Woods to learn about the fundamental principles of laboratory testing, how to interpret results and relate these to disease status and the effects of medicines and more!

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College 2019 Learning Programme

College Education and Training have released their 2019 training schedule. Take a look to find out about the new topics for the new live webinars. New and relaunched programmes are listed along with ongoing accreditation courses.

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